Before we begin this edition of "MPi News", it is appropriate to reflect on what a wild ride the resources industry in Australia has experienced in just 18 months. From the massive fear and failures resulting from the GFC, more recently uncertainty around the on again/off again ETS, the on again/off again RSPT and then the news that so many terrific smart people were lost in one tragic accident in Africa.
As the resources industry returns to a more balanced employment market, it is important that as a leader or manager you invest more time and money into strategies to retain your talent.
Let’s face it - the past 18 months were different. Prior to that time, the resources sector was experiencing a severe people shortage which was encouraging high employer engagement as companies tried to find smarter and more innovative ways to retain the staff they did have.
Guiding concepts for leaders:
As spotted in 360 degree performance reviews:
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Recently one of Australia's (and the worlds) most experienced resources industry executives Don Argus, announced his retirement as chairman of BHP Billiton.
Is that sunlight or a headlight at the end of the tunnel? Can I hear those frogs warming up their lungs?
Professionals on the move
Based on an article by Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes of the Adizes Institute www.adizesusa.com
More and more employees are planning to jump ship in Australia and the UK when the recession ends.
The following article was based on excerpts from "The Source of Talent 2009" study produced by Phillip Tusing at Destination Talent www.destinationtalent.com.au and Michael Specht at Inspecht. www.inspecht.com.au